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Certificate of Incorporation in Lafayette Parish

Recording requirements for the Lafayette Parish Clerk of the Court

How do I register my business in Lafayette Parish Louisiana?

Within thirty days of filing your articles of incorporation and initial report with the Louisiana Secretary of State, you will need to record these documents and a copy of the certificate of incorporation with the Lafayette parish Clerk of the Court.

You will be sent a certificate of incorporation from the Louisiana Secretary of State after your filing is complete. You need to provide certified copies of the certificate of incorporation, the articles of incorporation and initial report to the Clerk of the Court.

Where do I record my certificate of incorporation?

You can walk the documents into the Lafayette Parish Clerk of the Court or mail them to:

Lafayette Parish Clerk of the Court
800 S Buchanan St
Lafayette, LA 70501

What the recording fees do I have to pay to the Lafayette Clerk of the Court?

The recording fees are:

  • First page:  $25
  • Additional pages:  $10
  • Mandatory Judicial building fund fee: $30

Typically, corporate recordings are 3 pages, so the total cost would be $75, but contact the Recording Department for confirmation.

Our Louisiana services:

We provide registered agent service to business entities of all kinds. You can also hire us to file your initial report and register your corporation or LLC with the Louisiana Secretary of State for $100 plus state filing fees. Just sign up for our $49 registered agent service and in your online account, click “Add Service” to get started. As your registered agent, we provide annual report reminders to ensure you stay in compliance with the state.

Recording fee schedule:  https://www.lpclerk.com/departments/recordingFees.cfm

Lafayette Parish Clerk of the Court link: https://www.lpclerk.com/

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